Chancellor and Founding President – Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D.
President, CEO, and Provost – Joseph Cambray, Ph.D.
Dean of Academic Affairs – Patricia Katsky, Ph.D.
General Counsel – Franklyn Michaelson
Board of Trustees
Pacifica is supported by a uniquely gifted and hard-working Board of Trustees. They have fiduciary responsibility for the Institute, approving and monitoring the budget. The Board oversees all policy and long-range planning, and provides ongoing advice in their various areas of expertise. Their outstanding contributions and ongoing involvement are invaluable to the growth and well-being of the school.
Thyonne Gordon, Ph.D., CHAIR
Holding a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University, Dr. Gordon brings an extensive experiential background in organizational structure and management to Pacifica’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Gordon is a Business Profit Strategist, Producer and Writer working with small business Executives to accelerate their growth through her proven methodology of S.T.O.R.Y. (Structure, Targets, Ownership, Relatability and YOU). She joined the Pacifica Board of Trustees in 2007 and became Chair in 2015.
Russ Revlin, Ph.D., VICE CHAIR
Dr. Revlin was an early faculty member in Pacifica’s Clinical Psychology Program and is an Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. His research focuses on how adults and children imagine possible worlds and carries these findings forward to building Pacifica into the future. He has served on Pacifica’s Board since 1995.
Nancy Swift Furlotti, Ph.D., TRUSTEE
Nancy Swift Furlotti, Ph. D. is a Jungian Analyst in private practice in Carpinteria, CA. She is past president of the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles, where she trained, and founding board member and a president of the Philemon Foundation. She has numerous publications and lectures internationally on Jungian topics, mythology, the environment, and narcissism. Dr. Swift Furlotti established the Carl Jung Professorial Endowment in Analytical Psychology at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. She is also on the board of the Foundation for Anthropological Research and Environmental Studies (FARES) and is delighted to have joined the Pacifica Graduate Institute Board of Trustees in 2014.
Kate Baumgart Hogenson, TRUSTEE
Kate is a strategic consultant in experiential and retention marketing for Fortune 500 companies across travel, hospitality, retail, entertainment, and financial industries, as well as pro bono work for the International Association of Analytical Psychology and the CG Jung Institute of Chicago. Her work focuses on finding actionable insights from consumer behavior and strategic recommendations for fostering emotional loyalty. She holds a Masters of Public and Private Management from Yale University.
Paul C. Hudson, J.D., TRUSTEE
Paul is the founder and Managing Director of Hudson & Holland Advisors LLC, a financial advisory firm that assists nonprofit organizations with designing and implementing sustainability initiatives and planning, structuring, negotiating and implementing strategic restructures, including strategic mergers, collaborations and other nonprofit organizational alliances. He is the immediate past Chairman and CEO of Broadway Federal Bank, a certified Community Development Financial Institution that has operated in South Los Angeles since 1947. His practice also includes executive coaching and conducting seminars and workshops for executives on “Understanding Financial Statements” and “Strategic Restructuring”. Paul received his BA in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley and his JD from the U.C. Berkeley School of Law. He is a member of the State of California and District of Columbia bars. Paul joined the Pacifica Graduate Institute Board of Trustees in 2016.
Frank N. McMillan III, TRUSTEE
An award-winning author, educator and speaker, Frank N. McMillan III has taught courses in North American, Physical, and World Geography at Texas A&M University at College Station, Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, and Del Mar College. In 2013 he was inducted into the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP) as an honorary member at its XIX International Congress held in Copenhagen, Denmark. His YA novel Cezanne Is Missing (2006) has been taught in schools around the country and his middle reader The Young Healer won the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ (NAESP) Foundation Book of the Year Award in 2012 and was a Mark Twain Readers’ Award finalist in 2015. His non-fiction work Finding Jung was published by Texas A&M University Press in 2012. Recently, he founded the Frank N. McMillan Jr. Institute for Jungian Studies in Houston, Texas.
Thomas L. Steding, Ph.D., TRUSTEE
Dr. Steding has been CEO of over ten high tech companies and active Chairman of several others. He is also Chairman and Founder of Quadrix Partners, a leadership consulting organization providing powerful leading edge consultation and intervention for creating high execution organizations. Dr. Steding holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, California, and a MS in Management (Sloan Fellow) from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California where he graduated top of his class. He was a commissioned officer and the Distinguished Graduate of Armor Officer Basic at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. He is the co-author of Built on Trust – How to Gain Competitive Advantage in Any Organization, Contemporary Press, 2000, and Leadership in Depth, currently in preparation. Dr. Steding joined the Pacifica Graduate Institute Board of Trustees in 2013.